Carnegiea gigantea | Saguaro

This Sonoran desert native is the plant icon of Southwest deserts. Damaged by cold below 18F. Becomes large in stature but requires decades. Canopy coverage: 50 square feet.

Water Requirement: low

Sun Exposure: reflected sun, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: slow

Height: 50 feet high

Width: 6 feet wide


Foliage Color: medium green

Flower Color: white

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: birds